Renovate an existing home or apartment

 

Foil is relatively inert, so many EIs will foil their walls to seal in toxic fumes from construction materials.

Safer Remodel

Building and Remodeling With Multiple Chemical Sensitivities
by Debra Lynn Dadd

Considerations for Safer Construction and Renovation
by Preston Sturgis

Safer Construction Tips for the Environmentally Sensitive

A guide to building a chemical-free, mould-free house

less toxic interiors
CHEC’s HealtheHouse
The resource for environmental health risks affecting your children–with information on a variety of topics, including fragrances in air fresheners and deodorizers.

Debra Lynn Dadd
The Queen of Green helps you improve your health by removing toxic chemicals from your home.

Living in a Chemical Soup
Learn how to create a healthier living space, from a former teacher living with environmental illness.

discussion groups
Safer Housing Forum
Planet Thrive’s community forum for discussing safer building materials and techniques.

top photo: © 2009 Julie Genser | Where foiled walls and ceiling meet. Foil is relatively inert, so many EIs will foil their walls to seal in toxic fumes from construction materials. You can decorate with tolerable materials like lace or cotton textiles. Some EIs do poorly with aluminum foil – test before buying a large amount.

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